Chronology Maps

1959 1960 1961

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Completed Route Name Start End Original number Other numbers Downgraded
M6 Lancaster Bypass J33 Hampson Green J35 Carnforth
A6070 Lancaster Bypass M6 J35 Carnforth J35A Keer Level Roundabout M6 A601(M)
M20 Maidstone Bypass (East) Forstal Road J8 Hollingbourne A20(M)
M60 Stretford and Eccles Bypass J7 Chester Road J13 Worsley M62 M63
M50 Ross Spur J1 Brockeridge Common J4 Ross on Wye
M20 Maidstone Bypass (West) J5 Aylesford Forstal Road A20(M)

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